The advent of the iPad and other tablet devices means that flying with young children just got easier. But what should you do if your tablet is out of juice, your preschooler isn’t in the mood to watch or you want to mix it up and avoid hours of screen time? This list will keep your little one busy during the flight – or at least until your tablet is recharged.
Bow Valley Provincial Park is one of our favorite places to explore as a family in the Spring. The park is located 45 minutes west of Calgary just off the TransCanada Highway, and is the perfect distance for a family day trip or early camping trip when you want to try out your trailer for the first time of the year. By May, you can easily enjoy snow-free hiking in this park, enjoy wild flowers in abundance and soak up some early spring sunshine. Here are my top picks for ways to enjoy the park with your family this Spring.
Packing for a family vacation can be so stressful that you might think it's easier to just stay home. But don't go canceling your trip to Disney World just yet. Just get yourself organized and follow these easy tips for effortless packing (without hives or anxiety!). Unfortunately, we can't say the same about the dirty laundry you'll be bringing back home.
Family traditions are the ties that bind and one of the reasons that holidays can be a very special time for families. When you think back to your own childhood, you may have fond memories of your own Christmas past. These are the memories of holiday traditions... things you did as a child that you probably now pass on to your own family. These constant threads make the holidays more meaningful and ensure our children have strong memories to hold on to, and help them to remember their Christmases past with fondness.
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